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Jill Beckes - Second  (Send e-mail)

Please see my attached newsletter for all information this week. Thanks for emptying your child's take home folders each night. Have a great week!

Governor Pat Quinn signed Erin's Law in January of 2013, which requires all schools in the state of Illinois to provide age appropriate sexual abuse and assault awareness and prevention education programs for their students in grades Pre-K through 12. In response to this legislation, Frankfort School District 157-C will be adding, "Child Lures Prevention: Think First and Stay Safe", curriculum for the school year. The curriculum is available in the school office for parents to preview.
The building social workers will be presenting this information to our students during the weeks of November 7th and November14th. A second presentation will follow in January during the weeks of January 9th and January 23rd.

We will be eating a healthy snack
every morning around 9:30
Lunch: 11:45-12:05
Recess: 12:05-12:25

Instead of a Mon.-Fri. schedule we follow a TIGER schedule for all of our specials. This helps eliminate a student from missing the same special since most days of school that are off fall on a M or F. The following is our TIGER schedule:
Please note we will have gym every day so your child needs to have gym shoes daily.
T- Gym and Music
I- Gym and Art
G-Gym only
E- Gym andLibrary/Technology
R- Gym only

Here are our I Can's for the week:
"I can read and comprehend literature, including poetry."
" I can describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning in a poem."
I Can ask and answer questions in a text to show my understanding of key details in the text."
"I Can write opinion pieces to introduce a topic or book, state an opinion, supply reasons to support my opinion and provide a concluding statement."
"I Can use mental math to fluently add within 20."

"I Can use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one and two step word problems."

What is an "I Can" statement?

You will noticed posted in our classroom are "I Can" statements. You will also see these on my newsletter and here. An "I Can" statement is a simplified sentence based off of the Common Core learning standards. These simplified sentence help the students understand their learning targets for the week. Each week your child reads our "I Can" statements to help them become more responsible for their learning and more reflective on their own work.


This week in class

4/17 No School

4/18- G day-Gym
Math and Reading Logs are due back
Weekend Journals are due back
Library books due

4/19 E day-Gym, Technology, Library
Please Bring Back Library Books

4/20-R day/Gym

4/21-T day/ Gym and Music


Important Dates

No School

No School

2nd grade musical


Downloads List

Back to School Note [8/17/2016]
Meet Your Teacher Note [8/17/2016]
News Letter Week of 4/10 [4/10/2017]
Newsletter Week of 4/17 [4/13/2017]
Words Their Way Parent Letter [11/12/2013]
Words Their Way Research [11/12/2013]


Cool Links

Educational Practice

Math Games

Scholoastic Order

Stem lab


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